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This Webquest is an example of a project targeted for middle school students. It is a project with the goal of teaching digital citizenship, computer literacy, and base knowledge about societies ...

This Webquest is an example of a project targeted for middle school students. It is a project with the goal of teaching digital citizenship, computer literacy, and base knowledge about societies around the world.

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  • 1. Student Page [Teacher Page] Title For Students Introduction Designed by Task Emily Horvatic, Kaylee Jivan, and Elliot Georiadis Process emh72@zips.uakron.edu, kej19@zips.uakron.edu, eeg15@zips.uakron.edu Evaluation Conclusion Credits Based on a template from The WebQuest Page
  • 2. Student Page [Teacher Page] Title It seems that many people need to know more about the world around us and the countries that are in it. With this webquest Introduction students will learn about different countries around the world and Task teach their classmates what they learned. Process Purpose of the assignment: Evaluation Conclusion This is our Countries Around the World webquest. The purpose of the assignment is for students to research an assigned country with a group so they can learn a little more about the world around them. The students will also teach the class about their assigned country with a presentation that they will create. Credits
  • 3. Student Page [Teacher Page] Title The assignment will be completed during class time and outside of class time. Students will spend some class time in the computer lab Introduction (if available) and some class time will be spent going to the school Task library for research. A research paper will be created using Google docs. The research paper should be 2-3 pages double spaced, 12 pt. Process font, and times new roman. A video will also be created with Evaluation animoto.com. The video will contain information found in their Conclusion research paper, videos/images found on the internet, and music. Use websites such as: Factmonster.com Cia.gov Studentsoftheworld.info Credits
  • 4. Student Page [Teacher Page] Students will have in class time and will work outside of class to complete their Title assignment. Students will work collaboratively in groups of 3-4. Each group will be researching one of these countries: Libya, Afghanistan, Chile, Israel, Slovakia, Wales, and Introduction Monaco. These are the steps to complete the assignment: Task 1. Students should form groups of 3-4 people Process 2. Each group will pick a country out of a hat so that every group will have a random country Evaluation 3. Students will conduct research on certain topics about their country such as: a. colors of the flag Conclusion b. type of government c. population d. dress e. religion/tradition f. food g. language 4. Every group will write a research paper on their country using Google docs and the topics listed above 5. The students will then take the information from their research paper and create a video using animoto.com 6. After the students have had 3 weeks to complete the assignment, they will present their country to the class by showing the video they made and they will also make a dish to share with the class that is common food in the country they researched. 7. For every student in the group there should be one resource that was used and cited while doing their project (ex. 4 people in a group 4 sources used and cited). 8. Students will turn in their research paper when they present their video. Credits
  • 5.  “Fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright.” Consider: › The purpose: Nonprofit? Commercial? › The Nature of the copyrighted material › Amount of material you are using › Effect of the use on the value or potential market for the copyright › Cornell University; http:// www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/17/107
  • 6.  All four qualifications must be met for legal use of video in the school workplace: › The performance must occur in the course of face-to-face teaching activities › The performance must be presented by instructors or students › The performance must take place in the classroom or similar place of instruction › The performance must be of a legally acquired copy of the video.
  • 7.  Use Music Legally! › You can obtain music through Triple Scoop Music, Vimeo Music Store, With Ettiquette, Shawn Reeder Music… › Royalty Free  Companies such as Digital Juice allows you to purchase tunes at less than $1 › Create your own  Use Apple’s Garage Band or Smartsound’s Sonic Fire Pro › http://www.reelseo.com/royalty-free-music/ › http://daredreamermag.com/2011/02/23/how-to-leg › http://fsudigitalcitizenship.wikispaces.com/Digital+Citi
  • 8.  Give credit! › Don’t pass others work off as your own. Everyone works hard to produce or develop things and ideas on topic, and they do so to share with others. This doesn’t mean though that we can pass them off as our. Always make sure to properly cite where something has come from. › Properly citing other’s work means both in the text itself, as well as in a bibliography.
  • 9.  Easybib.com is a free and useful internet cite that helps create bibliographies. Bibliographies are important to research and essays because they clearly show the the sources we use to create our own texts. All you have to do is fill out the basic information on the source in Easy Bib and the website compiles the correct type of citation based on what form you are using. (MLA, APA, etc.)
  • 10.  Purdue Owl is a free online writing lab that provides many tutorials and services that assist in constructing research paper. It also shows proper ways to cite sources within the texts, depending on the type and the form of the paper.
  • 11. Student Page [Teacher Page] Title CATEGORY 4 3 2 1 Requirements All requirements are All requirements are One requirement was More than one Introduction met and exceeded. met. not completely met. requirement was not completely met. Task Content Covers topic in- Includes essential Includes essential Content is minimal OR depth with details knowledge about the information about the there are several factual and examples. topic. Subject topic but there are 1-2 errors. Process Subject knowledge knowledge appears to factual errors. is excellent. be good. Evaluation Sources Source information Source information Source information Very little or no source collected for all collected for all collected for graphics, information was collected. Conclusion graphics, facts and quotes. All graphics, facts and quotes. Most facts and quotes, but not documented in documented in documented in desired desired format. desired format. format. Organization Content is well Uses headings or Content is logically There was no clear or organized using bulleted lists to organized for the most logical organizational headings or bulleted organize, but the overall part. structure, just lots of facts. lists to group related organization of topics material. appears flawed. Workload The workload is The workload is divided The workload was The workload was not divided and shared and shared fairly by all divided, but one person divided OR several equally by all team team members, though in the group is viewed people in the group are members. workloads may vary as not doing his/her fair viewed as not doing their from person to person. share of the work. fair share of the work. Credits
  • 12. Student Page [Teacher Page] Title At the end of the assignment students will be able to Introduction identify the different characteristics about different countries Task around the world and also how to cite and reference sources for a video and essay. Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits
  • 13. Student Page [Teacher Page] Title http://www.google.com/imgres?num=10&hl=en&biw=1920&bih=936&tbm=isch&tbnid=JZqNG Introduction http://www.howard.k12.md.us/met/media/copyright/copyrightprintvideo.PDF Task http://www.reelseo.com/royalty-free-music/ Process http://daredreamermag.com/2011/02/23/how-to-legally-use-music-in-your-films-and-videos/ Evaluation http://fsudigitalcitizenship.wikispaces.com/Digital+Citizenship+Rights+%26+Responsibilities Conclusion http://rubistar.4teachers.org Credits
  • 14. [Student Page]Teacher Page Title A WebQuest for 6th Grade (Social Studies) Introduction Designed by Learners Emily Horvatic, Kaylee Jivan, and Elliot Georiadis Standards emh72@zips.uakron.edu, kej19@zips.uakron.edu, eeg15@zips.uakron.edu Process Resources EvaluationTeacher Script Conclusion Credits Based on a template from The WebQuest Page
  • 15. [Student Page]Teacher Page Title It seems that many people need to know more about the world around us and the countries that are in it. With this webquest Introduction students will learn about different countries around the world and Learners teach their classmates what they learned. Standards Purpose of the assignment: Process Resources This is our Countries Around the World webquest. The purpose of the assignment is for students to research an assigned country with Evaluation a group so they can learn a little more about the world around them.Teacher Script The students will also teach the class about their assigned country Conclusion with a presentation that they will create. . Credits
  • 16. [Student Page]Teacher Page Title This lesson is intended for sixth grade social studies and involves language arts and technology. The lesson can be Introduction done in different grades high and lower than sixth grade by Learners lowering or raising the expectations of the assignment. For example you can use this lesson in fourth or fifth grade but only Standards having them make a scrapbook with the things they learn. This Process assignment can be given to seventh or eighth graders by Resources making them work alone instead of in groups. Evaluation Before this lesson students will need to know how to useTeacher Script Google docs. They will nee to know this in order to write their Conclusion paper with their group. Google docs allows students to work on their assignment outside of class and not making it mandatory for the group to be together while working on the assignment. Students should also know about the United States of America. Students should know information like the type of government we have, what our flag looks like, what languages are spoken most in the US, and the most predominant religion. Credits
  • 17. [Student Page]Teacher Page Title Social Studies Standards Addressed Introduction •Recognize the relationships among the various parts of a nations cultural Learners life. •Learn about the mythology, legends, values and beliefs of a people Standards Process Resources EvaluationTeacher Script Conclusion Credits
  • 18. [Student Page]Teacher Page Students will have in class time and will work outside of class to complete their Title assignment. Students will work collaboratively in groups of 3-4. Each group will be researching one of these countries: Libya, Afghanistan, Chile, Israel, Slovakia, Wales, and Introduction Monaco. These are the steps to complete the assignment: Learners 1. Students should form groups of 3-4 people Standards 2. Each group will pick a country out of a hat so that every group will have a random country Process 3. Students will conduct research on certain topics about their country such as: a. colors of the flag Resources b. type of government c. population Evaluation d. dress e. religion/traditionTeacher Script f. food g. language Conclusion 4. Every group will write a research paper on their country using Google docs and the topics listed above 5. The students will then take the information from their research paper and create a video using animoto.com 6. After the students have had 3 weeks to complete the assignment, they will present their country to the class by showing the video they made and they will also make a dish to share with the class that is common food in the country they researched. 7. For every student in the group there should be one resource that was used and cited while doing their project (ex. 4 people in a group 4 sources used and cited). 8. Students will turn in their research paper when they present their video. Credits
  • 19. [Student Page]Teacher Page Students should have access to these resources to complete project Title •Internet access Introduction • Youtube Learners • Flickr • Animoto Standards • Google •Access to a computer Process •Books on countries •Music and audio Resources •Library access EvaluationTeacher Script Conclusion Credits
  • 20. [Student Page]Teacher Page Title Introduction CATEGORY 4 3 2 1 Requirements All requirements are All requirements are One requirement was More than one Learners met and exceeded. met. not completely met. requirement was not completely met. Standards Process Content Covers topic in-depth with details and Includes essential knowledge about the Includes essential Content is minimal information about the OR there are several examples. Subject topic. Subject topic but there are 1-2 factual errors. Resources knowledge is excellent. knowledge appears to be good. factual errors. Evaluation Sources Source information Source information Source information Very little or noTeacher Script collected for all graphics, facts and collected for all graphics, facts and collected for graphics, source information facts and quotes, but was collected. quotes. All quotes. Most not documented in Conclusion documented in desired format. documented in desired format. desired format. Organization Content is well Uses headings or Content is logically There was no clear or organized using bulleted lists to organized for the logical organizational headings or bulleted organize, but the most part. structure, just lots of lists to group related overall organization of facts. material. topics appears flawed. Workload The workload is The workload is The workload was The workload was not divided and shared divided and shared divided, but one divided OR several equally by all team fairly by all team person in the group is people in the group members. members, though viewed as not doing are viewed as not workloads may vary his/her fair share of doing their fair share from person to the work. of the work. person. Credits
  • 21. [Student Page]Teacher Page Title Introduction At the end of the assignment students will be able to identify the different characteristics about different countries around the world and also how to cite and Learners reference sources for a video and essay. Standards Process Resources EvaluationTeacher Script Conclusion Credits
  • 22. [Student Page]Teacher Page Title http://www.google.com/imgres?num=10&hl=en&biw=1920&bih=979&tbm=isch&tbnid=Sr_wV Introduction http://www.google.com/imgres?num=10&hl=en&biw=1920&bih=936&tbm=isch&tbnid=JZqNG Learners http://www.howard.k12.md.us/met/media/copyright/copyrightprintvideo.PDF Standards http://www.reelseo.com/royalty-free-music/ Process http://daredreamermag.com/2011/02/23/how-to-legally-use-music-in-your-films-and- Resources videos/ Evaluation http://fsudigitalcitizenship.wikispaces.com/Digital+Citizenship+Rights+ %26+ResponsibilitiesTeacher Script http://rubistar.4teachers.org Conclusion Credits